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U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, Oregon's 1st congressional district representative, which includes Columbia County, travels to Texas, Mexico to observe effect of Trump administration policies.
The lunch brought together elected leaders at every level of government to talk about expanding broadband internet.
More people are sharing their mail problems with KATU News.
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oregon, represents parts of the Portland metro area, including Banks. She said the post office is an invaluable service, especially in rural areas, and invites anyone with problems to contact her office in Beaverton.
A sold-out crowd packed the Oregon Convention Center for the 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, held by The Skanner Foundation on the King holiday, Monday, Jan. 20.
The Portland Art Museum announced Tuesday a $10 million gift from philanthropist Arlene Schnitzer – the largest contribution ever from an individual donor in the museum’s 127-year history.
Portland philanthropist Arlene Schnitzer is making a $10 million donation to the Portland Art Museum.
Also Tuesday, Bonamici announced a $750,000 grant from the National Endowment for Humanities, that will go toward the museum's campaign to connect its two buildings with the Mark Rothko Pavilion as well as its endowment.
The Portland Art Museum has accepted a $10 million gift, marking the largest contribution from an individual donor in the museum’s 127 years.
Approximately 200 people, including Gov. Kate Brown and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, attended the announcement at the museum Tuesday morning.
A delegation of congressional leaders followed U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, into Matamoros to witness conditions in the camp of asylum seekers just past the Gateway International Bridge on Friday.
Calling it “inhumane,” “morally unjust,” “heinous,” “disgraceful,” a “travesty,” “horrific” and “heartbreaking,” 17 Democratic members of Congress described with great emotion the “disregard for our fellow brothers and sisters” they say they saw on Friday morning as they toured a squalid migrant refugee camp across from Brownsville, Texas.